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and that will be live google plus streamed. all sorts of fun technology. but before the publication of her book, and the subsequent film, this was probably one of the most famous compositions by verm ere, certainly the most famous, and has three paintings and i love that the way that the clouds hang so low and it is actually much darker on my screen, but this kind of balance between the rain clouds and the white pufffy clouds and the way that they interacts with the buildings in the city. this competes with two other paintings in the exhibition and i will not say which ones they are and it competes for my favorite painting in the exhibition it is view of harlem with bleaching grounds in the foregrounds and one of the most important innovations for the 17th century, dutch landscape painters was the way that they approached the sky. for any of you who have traveled to the netherlands you know that there is a low horizon line and i have been told that the dutch people and i can be corrected. that they call their clouds the dutch mountains because the landscape is so low that really you get these m
22. that is very serious. in the age of technology and the information age, we produce 70% of engineers. china produces 400,000 engineers. you know, this is serious stuff. we're talking about the future and our role in the future. and we need to begin to make adjustments. we need to make them quite soon. we cannot sit around and be enamored of support and entertainment and sports and glitz and glamour. i think we all get it. because we are the pinnacle nation in the world right now. have another pinnacle nation's forests. ancient egypt, greece. clinical nations. number one, no competition. going to be there forever. or so they thought. so what happened to each and every one of them? basically they became enamored with sports and entertainment and lifestyles of the rich and famous. they turned a blind eye to political corruption. they lost their moral compass and went right down the tubes. some will say that actually happened to the united states. but i think an honest assessment would demonstrate that it is already in the process of happening. the real question is can we b
of a stock. technology is an issue here. everything is now run by computers. the markets are computerized. when computers run the show, they break down. they screw up. human beings screw up, but there are others to patch it. connell: all of these things that you brought up, and these are big issues, the fact that yesterday was not a complete mess in terms of market panic, what does that tell us? is that good news? charlie: this is a big deal. it has the average investors saying i do not want any parts in stocks. they are not investing in these great companies like apple. what makes america great are these companies that are in these big companies. connell: maybe they should be reassured? >> the average investor should not feel reassured. the markets are broken right now. they need fixing. they need fixing from a structural standpoint. when stuff runs as it is running now, trades are being done on dark pools. we know they had something to do with the listed price. we do not know exactly what is going on. the other issue is the technology. is it up to the task of running the markets? it is
50% in the last decade. >> my newspaper is going to take a cue from cutting edge technology such as radio and reality television by using product placement. now let's see how scoop bezos reports the international news. russian president putin today affirmed his support for the syrian government. nice word bezos. you just missed a huge revenue stream. russian president putin today affirmed his support for syria's government while enjoying a ice cold moxie soda. which it turns out is not disgusting. that taste. >> john: no serious news outlet would ever engage in that kind of shameless beverage. >> have you never seen the opening sequence of morning joe brewed by starbucks. >> john: i do think my point about serious news outlets stands. this is all window dressing, hodgeman. are you going to offer the readers anything substantively new in terms of actual content? >> of course. exclusive premium content. for those selective readers willing to pay an extra fee i will also send an actual human being the a place where news is happening. and that person will look around and ask que
. >> i think groups like food and water watch, these are anti-technology companies, they are fearful of innovation. all chemicals are bad. pesticides are bad. we have a green revolution that started in the 50s. the reason we have the green revolution is because of genetic modification that has occurred. these organizations really want to stop technology, and the saddest situation -- we have an example that happened just a few weeks ago in the philippines, where vandals really desecrated, vandalized rice problems of golden rice that producer beta carotene that would save about a million lives a year, and it was destroyed by these vandals and supported by green peace and organizations like center for food safety and others who want to stop the technology, because if this technology is actually released, when this is approved, it is going to be a death blow to the carping by these groups that these gmo's are unsafe. they have an anti science, anti-technology, anti-innovation, kind of a right-wing view -- >> patty aren't there lots of benefits to gmo's especially to people in poorer coun
technologies, unites technologies made the acquisition of goodrich. the airspace is on fire in the country. you default to that that's an international market that must be based here. like united technology, it's a smart company. >> street research, not too much this week. the deutsche bank upgrading dollar tree to buy to hold. sales incrementally positive on the dollar stores. you not only follow the stores you manage to get into one or two every weekend. >> i do prefer dollar tree. if you ever bought candy the a cvs or walgreens, you're a sucker. >> is that significant? >> if you buy readers, i can't see a thing, you're playing full praise. you go there, they're a fraction. >> the stock's up so much. what could happen there? >> the board is all up, you've got a standstill expiring or expiring. there's continued chatter, could you see, could you try to force a deal between family dollar and dollar tree. >> dollar tree had good numbers last week. >> dollar general. >> dollar general, frankly a buyback king. they have -- they spin -- >> walmart have any interest? >> walmart? >> i'm not saying an
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these technologies. people do not always know because it is used during crisis response. this tool, have seen but people are texting to others and posting, and people could rescue people underground. it was an amazing new tool invented in nairobi. you can see new media companies emerging. trends that isr interesting, and east africa they told me some of the london ad agencies are outsourcing all over the world, especially to kenya, so if you are going to london and being presented an agency, three or four percent may have come from another country. greatest changes is to see how much the ngo is being affect did. -- affected. you can see them running a youth soccer program. the idea was to live in a shack and see who was around. he was able to get you in see -- unc behind him. people come up underneath them. the network is allowing them to rise. i wanted to start with the most extreme. kids who neverny get to have a teacher. project. simple they have taken these people and loaded them up. nobody could read within miles. he gave the tablet to the kids. they did not tell them anything other than
learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to make these needed changes in close collaboration with our strongest allies. i am proud to say that i october of 2010, this effort led to 190 countries signing onto an historic agreement to improve aviation security, standards, and technology and information sharing. i have had the chance to visit many of those countries over the past 4.5 years. continentscross six -- however, our work did not end there. following the 20 10 air cargo threat which involved bombs hidden inside printer cartridges departing on international planes to the united states, we launched a second initiative to work with intern
for work? automation and technology make it so that in fact we need fewer human hands in a bunch of arenas where we used to so that means we have to think about work quite differently and about the society needs for the contribution. and i think that we will have our best chance at getting to some of those changes if we have a really fully multiracial, multi justice movement and that is explicit about race and the way that gordon has mentioned that engages everybody that has a stake in taking their racial order a part. the changing demographics of america present such an opportunity for us. we are coming into a period that we can redefine what it means to be american because for too long that has been a title that has been captured and owned by white folks. and many of us that have been here for 200, 300 years, since the very beginning since before there were white folks, you know, it really is not feeling like we were american. we were the other. so we are in a moment where we are getting ready to actually calotte back and own what it means to be american and i think from that will come a
-to-face encounter we have to engage with someone. so that separation and use of technology does seem to promote intemperate hateful comment and we find people who say some really horrible things in the comments section to news stories that i mentioned, often they are your friends and neighbors but they're hiding behind a mask of anonymity and they feel empowered to vent in the way that they do. >> do you think there should be greater efforts to eliminate anonymity? should websites or google sites or such, facebook, not allow anonymous quotes? >> facebook doesn't allow anonymous the -- anonymity. what they do have though is a section where you can post things and not usual real name, and the way they dealt with that, there was a recent and frank meeting that wasn't funny at all what was intended to be, and they went to the host of that, the moderator and said, we'd like you to identify you or we will take them to we would like to stand behind what you posted and person who did that said, never mind. go ahead and take it down. i think and 95% of the cases that is so. anonymity on the internet is
of the reasons why. the analysts are saying voice technology is becoming a critical part that users are going to come to expect in the future in their wearable devices and their apple devices. but even going beyond apple, they're saying that you have to look at voice cancellation and voice recognition technology. this is a new market. so these shares are up sharply and with that, of course, we're also watching apple shares which at last check were up a little bit as well. cheryl: all right. thank you very much, lauren simonetti, for the new york stock exchange. a lot of breaking news. closing bell's going to be ringing, we've got 49 minutes to go, and media companies like "the new york times" under fire from hack aers who support -- hackers who support the syrian president. coming up next, what, if anything, can be done to stop cyber attacks on media web sites? >>> and as the u.s. prepares for possible missile strikes from syria, we're going to look at the dangers of a much bigger conflict and the potential risk to world markets. a global market strategist and a former cia officer going to gi
's prime minister wants. he's visiting gulf states to sell them japanese nuclear technology. he want the reactors at home back working and to build more. his supporters say it is an economic and strategic necessity. translator:>> both china and south korea are building many new plants and trying to export technology. it is inferior to the japanese technology. we need to export it. reporter:>> japan can market itself as learning from its mistakes. but others say the discovery at fukashima dai-ichi of new radiation leaks will turn many japanese against nuclear power again. >> these power plants are sort of leaking like supervisors if you like. that, i think, is, in fact shocking people again into rethinking their rethought positions. public opinion is very, very fragile. reporter:>> but the japanese economy is fragile too, fossil fuels imported to replace nuclear power are costing japan 40 billion a year. japanese will have to decide which is more expensive, fixing their damaged nuclear industry or living without it. al jazeera, tokyo. >> coming up shortly, we'll have all the latest ac
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technologies. >> smith: manning was assigned to battalion headquarters. he did intelligence work for the unit's commanding officers in preparation for their deployment to iraq. manning liked his assignment. >> he talked about the fact that he was smart. it was able to get him in a different position, doing something different so he wasn't down there with the guys that he called the "grunts." he didn't tell me any specifics, but he did mention that he was consulted by those who were much higher ranked than he was, and it was a source of pride for him. >> smith: but while he was proud to be entrusted with state secrets, he chose not to keep his private life secret. on facebook, he joined groups like repeal don't ask don't tell, and "liked" gay marriage. it worried his father. >> i did see some comments that i thought were pretty incriminating as far as don't ask, don't tell. you know, he was kind of asking for trouble. >> smith: brian manning is a former navy intelligence analyst. >> i thought that was pretty risky-- "hey, you know, aren't you going against the policy that's in place where you'
technology that would produce the steel for less than half the price. these big ingots take specialties that can be used in high-tech industries. they got the money together, they converted, and they are the fifth largest steel company in employees.0 the average pay was $85,000 a year. it never made it to television. i believe we lost the election in that moment. there were other, institutional reasons why we did not do it. we have to understand those and make sure it does not happen again. the romney campaign was out of money because they spent it all in the primary. they had a lot of money earmarked for the general election and they could not spend it until after the republican convention. all of the money could not be spent except for a portion of it on political communication. they've ran negative issue ads against obama tom a -- against obama, but they never felt able to answer the bain capital for fear of the tax exempt status. i kept telling them the irs would cut you slack.but those accountants did not believe me. let's make sure we don't make the same mistake again because we c
this short break, it is a technology update. this is rt. >> sometimes, it seems like things are helpless. doing against the system, you never know. in fact, if you remember a discussion about pink slime being used across america with frozen fast foods, chef jamie oliver has managed to shane mcdonald enough on television to get them to back down and stop using this ultra-processed product at their establishments, and we discussed a racist portrayal of russians in a game. there were thousands of signatures on a petition, and the game has been pulled from russian shells by the developer. they do all a lot of bad things because they have no morals and are obsessed with profit, but because they have no morals they will instantly start cowering at your feet. sometimes. that is just my opinion. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> welcome to "newsline." it's monday august 26th. i'm catherine toeb yashy in tokyo. >>> united nations inspectors will visit alleged sites for chemical weapons attacks. they say hundreds of people were killed.
in the rise of the personal computer which happens in the 1979, 1980 country. did you see technology as playing a role, even backstage there, the hints of this new order that would come in these stories transferred absolutely. absolutely the rise of telecommunications issues of import. ayatollah khomeini was an ex-offer much o of the iranian revolution in the communicate with his supporters through the state-of-the-art telephone switching system that had been installed by the americans for the show. he could call of anybody anywhere in iran and it was usually important for the iranian revolution. with the help of satellites of course which were, the cost to come down. satellite communications were very important. i think you'd see a lot of different levels in which the technology was influencing all this. pcs were not yet there, but i think they are very much a part of this moment. the technological aspect really deserves to be going into a lot more deeply than i was able to. >> host: tell me if you were to do a follow-up to the book, would you jump right in with 1980, or what is you
it and i say to all people, surely in the world war with no technology, no more than 40 monuments officers ever in italy, about 100 northern europe, if we can do the job we did then, we can certainly do a better job today, and that is why in 2007 i did found at the monuments been foundation for the preservation of art, and i would like to share with you a few minutes about the initial years of our work. ♪ ♪ >> the vision and leadership of western outlet leaders coming particular general eisenhower, made the protection of artistic and cultural treasures a priority and the return of stolen property and violence. the monuments been implemented and defected of that policy. their legacy is rich and filled with incredible examples of how to protect cultural treasures from armed conflict. but their legacy has been all but lost. we as a nation paid a high price for not having preserved and utilized that legacy. time is running out. for that reason i am announcing today the creation of the monuments men foundation for the preservation of art. its mission is to preserve the legacy of the unprece
of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." american airlines, us airways and the justice department are all now saying they're open to settling the case which pits the doj against the proposed merger of the two airlines. joining us to discuss it, kevin stark, senior analyst at crg capital group. good morning to you. i don't know what to think of this. how is it possible that everybody -- i understand why american and usair would be open to a settlement, i don't understand how the doj comes out with this big case, they say the whole thing is horrific and horrible for everybody and now they say, maybe we'll settle? >> i think if you read the court docket, it says they're open to a settlement, but in reality they're not listening to each other. so really -- >> there is a lot of smoke
life and the transplant surgerying with the whole body of technology and development of medicine, cleats cholesterol, we tell that story through my case and laid against the background of my time in public service. and i was uniquely blessed in many respects, obviously, you can never express enough gratitude for a donor or the donor's family. you cannot talk about what i went through and i survived it what without talking about liz, her sister, and my wife. we celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary next week. [applause] i -- when you go through everything we went through as a family, and the only way to go through it is as a family, if at all possible. i wake up every morning with a smile on my face thankful for a new day i never expected to see. and basically what the book is about, it's simon and shuster love it. it's called heart, american medical odyssey. i think it's a pretty good book. it's not political. it has nothing to do with politics. i suppose you could say that all of pry my critics say i never had a heart. [laughter] may want to have that problem -- this challenge
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it would be a financial collapse like 2009. technology and a fairly high price are leading to a lot of holes drilled and a lot more crude coming on. >> did you say we're less susceptible with what's happening in the middle east? >> yes. >> you don't think what's going on in syria will affect us? >> i don't think if it's contained within syria, and we've had some problems with libya and libyan expert, we'll be okay. if it blows up with global like russia, then all hell can break loose, not a probability but possibility. >> lowest gas prices in three years. >> lowest prices since three years and i think we'll see lower by thanksgiving and christmas. >> thanks so much. >>> members of congress are getting ready for a full showdown over the federal debt limit. treasury secretary jack lew asked congressional leaders to raise the debt ceiling allowing the government to keep borrowing money. lew says the u.s. will hit the debt ceiling in mid october. house speaker john boehner and other republicans say they want spending cuts first. white house officials say th
on americans. this is a technological problem. >> it's a big problem. you can't break the constitution. that's what they're doing. so the nsa is out there saying we didn't do anything wrong. you can trust us. look at recently how many claims we have heard that as it turns out are absolutely false. for instance, officials claim no data was being collected on americans. that absolutely false. officials claimed the spying was limited simply to people overseas. remember the "f" if fisa, foreign, that's false. the president has said the more americans learn about it, the more comfortable they will be. that's false as well. can you really trust the government to tell us what's going on? so far, according to the judge and the court, no. >> two things i'd like to point out. i talked to somebody who is involved with the nsa and yesterday because i wanted to get some clarification on this. and who hasn't been involved since 2008 but was involved in the summer in july when george bush was president, when the fisa amendment was passed to enhance the collection ability of the nsa and the senate approved
with a lot of new technologies. this is new devices. some of my dj buddies say i am cheating. it is like driving an automatic. >> oh. >> the world has gotten much simpler thanks to technology. why not? i like that. [laughter]. we know we hear you on kiss, three nights a week, right? >> or twice on mondays. actually four times a week, twice a month. >> what i love you studied something entirely different. tell us how powerful it is to follow your passion in life. >> truly a blessing when you can do something you love. it takes my mind off anything else. i am in my whole dj zone. i am going to have to come back when i finish. it is all peace, love, happiness. to influence people and know they are having a good time. >> i have to ask this, one of our followers on twitter loved the fact that your mic was all bl bl bled -- blinged out. >> my microphone has a sleeve on it. it is a sleeve that we longs to a larger mic. anything to draw attention. >> let's see if we can get a whole shot. it looks like a whole "star trek" control board. we love you are hear with us. specialize in old school hip
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is in particular it addresses the increasing complexity of judging and handling cases and how technological what chances impact of the role of judges and he addresses the cases i think the particular interests, the district of columbia case and gun rights and so it's a strong book. >> is it an intellectual book or written for a general audience? >> the writing is very accessible and he is at this point in his career reflecting on his career in the cases and positions he has had it is meant for a general audience. >> what is one other book you want to share with us? >> we have an exciting book called the collaboration and we are looking forward to this book because he has gone through archives and found he is telling us story of the influence on hollywood working in the period of 1933 to 1940 and a couple strengths of the story and not just the influence of hollywood. the market in the global market. the german market would have this kind of influence. the film houses the would be that general market could be influential of hitler not just enough market but having their representation in hollywoo
no modern technology. but a hit reality show is painting this peaceful christian community as brimming with intrigue and controversy. >> the mafia operates outside of amish law. >> reporter: "the amish mafia," in its second season, airing tonight on discovery channel follows this man, "lebanon levi," and his assistants, who purportedly look after the amish community here in lancaster county, and do the dirty work the church can't. >> levi's a great guy, but if you cross him, he's not afraid to crack some skulls. >> reporter: they are said to work as an internal police system that takes the matters of their community into their own hands. they also keep an eye on the teenagers, who take time off to experience the outside world before committing their lives to the sect. >> i make sure the peace is being kept and everybody is obeying the rules. >> reporter: as a whole, the amish deny the existence of the amish mafia. much of the show's content has been strongly criticized by amish scholars. questions have even been raised as to whether some of the cast members are actors. but producers sa
, ladies weren't expected to get involved in the latest technology of taking snaps. so she was very, well, far ahead of her time. and she did produce wonderful images of some of the most famous people of the period. so there was tennyson, there was burne jones, all the pre-raphaelites. and we have henry taylor, who's not so well known today, but he was a famous poet in the 1860s. and then g.f. watts, who is very well known as a symbolist painter. and i think they're absolutely enchanting. i think the watts one would fetch certainly between £800 and 1,200 at auction, and the taylor one between 400 and 600. so we're talking about £1,200 to 1,800, which i think they're gorgeous. thank you very much for bringing them in. thank you very much. now, you two practically followed one another in the queue, didn't you? and you both had japanese objects. now, whose is whose? this is my mothers. she's away and i've brought it. she doesn't know you brought it? she's in italy, and she has no idea. okay. and that's yours, therefore. that's been in our family for quite a long time. okay. they're both ja
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to the missile technology that may be being discovered at this time, but these types of chemical weapons are not very, very difficult to manufacture. >> syria's biggest allie, russia, says as sad must allow the u.s. u.n. inspectors to visit. but there seems very little movement in their stanchion. >> it is small. there is no indication that should western countries or the u.s. or a group or a collision of the willing once again intervene in the military fashion, even in a limited way, there is no indication that russia might be even slightly cooperative this time. >> barack obama's security advisors are meeting at the whitehouse over the weekend. the . tea /* /- chemical weapons access' to the site in the coming hours. charles stratford, al-jazeera. >> reuters is reporting president obama is meeting with his national security team this morning. the white house saying a range of options are on the table. >>> newly elected iranian president issued a very strong statement this morning on syria condoning the use of force to stop the chemical killing there. it reads, in part, many of the inno
, technology. they were put in an unenviable positions the my especially in consentual societies with public opinion and the bureaucracy of the elected technocracy that had given up. because i want to find people throughout history who should not have one and were not responsible for the big situation inherited, yet they prevailed. maybe they did not win it, but they saved it. >> i would love to go back and talk more about those great captains and the genres of history. first, i'd like to hear a little bit more about those huge dose. >> he save the b-2 nine campaign. george patton saved the american army after the humiliation of north africa. you can go on and on. i was looking particularly at situations that have chronological sweeps. themistocles of athens, all the way to add david patraeus and the surge, but i was also looking for things that were completely pessimistic. at think we could have won without patent or lemay, perhaps. but i don't think -- you take away themistocles from burnout athens and two-thirds of greek occupy, if there would have even thought. or without bill lasorda's
. heidi zhou castro in texas. >>> this technology finally has a name. and one of the young pitchers in baseball could be heading to the operating room. matt harvey next in sports. >> a city in columbia could soon face food shortages farmers are striking against free trade agreement and al jazeera alessandro talked with the protesters. >> reporter: in it for the long haul. for a week farmers in colombia have been blocking roads leading to entire regions cut off. coffee and potato growers, say this is the only way that the government will hear their complaints. >> we grow potatoes but every day we see the cost of raw materials going up while the market is flooded with product because of free trade agreements. >> the president should resign. >> with the strike entering it's second week some towns are facing shortages of food and fuel. the government said had not negotiate until all the roadblocks are lifted. something that these farmers are refusing to do. al jazeera, colombia. >> this is my cell phone. i never go anywhere without it. that's almost completely true. you know, a lot of p
. but recent advances in technological, if you have a cool $100,000 in your back pocket then you may be able to take a trip that's literally out of this world. >> space, the final holiday frontier. the place of many childhood dreams may now be within reach. who corporations, virgin galactic and space exploration operation are scheduled to begin flights within 12 months. packages are expected to start at around $100,000. >> our aim ask to make space affordable to everyone. so we would like to also get people that who may have dreams when they are young to want to go to space. they will be also our type clients. where parents who buy a ticket for their children and give them as opresent, when they're going 18, and there are some twiert people. >> sxc has signed up 250 customers globally, about half of that are virgin, richard branson's company, and opened up an office in asia in the hope attracting china's wealthy. >> we expect to sell 50 to 80 tickets in asia for the first year. and after the first depart we are certain it will be triple from what we're talking about. >> sxc offers what it cl
access to those sites, they have at their disposal technology that will make their mission relative simple. they spoke to al jazeera about exactly what is involved. >> the u.n. weapons inspectors will have sophisticated equipment with them and simpler equipment, the sort of stuff that we have here. first of all, i suspect most of the inspectors got this clipped to their belt which will identify if there is an agent, a nerve agent. it will tell you if it's sarin or others and will test for mustard gas. it seems that the most logical explanation was that a nerve agent was used and probably sarin. we have a very simple device here that works with antibodies, and will identify up to eight toxins or pathogens like anthrax, ricin, and this is a quick test that could be done in the area. you'll get an answer in a few minutes. we start off with an one size fits off respirator that can be put on in a few seconds. this will give you comprehensive protection against even the strongest chemical weapons for some period. i think allied with that is basic advise, ideally you should move upward bec
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not everyone is happy that technology is taking over. >>> coming up here, media outlets covering egypt's revolution are being squeezed. journalists are arrested and channels are being threatened with closure. >>> plus, one of the most wanted men in india is arrested after five years on the run. >>> in sports the nfl agrees to a multi-million dollar payout over the head injuries sustained by players. details are coming up. >>> a car bomb in the iraqi city of samarra killed 16 people, and the vehicle blew up in the busy market town 100 miles north of the capital, baghdad. at least 27 others were wounded. it comes only a day after a wave of bombings in the iraqi capital killed at least 75 people. >>> pakistan has ordered the retrial of a doctor who helped the cia find osama bin laden. he had worked for u.s. intelligence by collecting dna to verify bin laden's presence. he was sentenced to 33 years in prison on may 2012 for being a member of a militant group. both he and the group deny this. >>> one of the most wanted men in india has been arrested. he's the alleged founder of the indian m
and justifying jury out technological ways to do the work that's done by people now. >> maybe in the long run that will happen. it happens to most jobs that eventually can get automated. but the truth is, most of these operations are already running pretty lean. and if the price of the wage goes up, well, it still needs people to fry the fries, still needs people to cook the burgers. and the truth is, the prices won't go up that much. >> how is that in we are talking about raising the minimum wage from $9 to $15. >> that's right. it seems crazy that you can double the wage, yet labor costs are only a small part of the overall cost. >> how much is the labor cost. >> yeah, estimates have ranged for instance the prize of the big mac, would go up somewhere between 10 cents, and 60 cents. so it is actually not that much. i don't think people would stop to pick up a dime on the street, and that's what we are talking about. in return we are talking about helping many millions of americans to pay their debts, pay their bills and live their lives with dignity. for me at least, this is something that i
's efforts on immigration. >> because of these investments in man power and technology and infrastructure, our borders are now better staffed and better protected than any time in our nation's history. and illegal crossings have dropped to near 40-year lows. >> she's leaving to become the first female president of the university of california system. president obama has not yet named a successor. those are the things we just thought you should know. >>> all right. time for the "news nation" gut check. south carolina's capital city columbia is raising some eyebrows over its plan to kick homeless people out of the city's downtown area. it's part of the city's homeless emergency response plan and bans homeless people from a 36-block area in the business district. under the policy, they will be offered three options. one, go to jail. two, leave town. or three, go to a shelter on the outskirts of the city. now, columbia city council approved the plan last week with supporters arguing the approximately 1500 members of the city's homeless population are preventing the city from becoming an econo
also held top positions at the massachusetts institute of technology and the george washington university. right,-- to my far andrew young, an aide to martin luther king. young helped organize the march on washington. in addition he was a former congressman, a former mayor of atlanta, and a former ambassador to the united issues. he is currently professor at the andrew young skill -- school of policy studies at georgia state. ifill,eft, gwen reporter, moderator and managing "washington week vicehe has moderated two presidential debates, and before that she worked for nbc, and "the washington post," and she is regarded as one of the best. my right, julian bond, one of the leaders of the civil rights movement. studentd found the nonviolent coordinating committee. he was also elected to the georgia house and senate. he has been a radio and television almond tater and is a professor at both american university and the university of virginia. , a manmmediate left described as the conscience of the u.s. congress among john lewis, a congressman from georgia since 1986. at 23, 1 of the
nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. >>> it is hot and heavy in london, as they die bait in british parliament. what is the decision that the united states is looking at too, and that is what to do about syria. this was just said. take a listen. >> the decision is simple. and they clearly on some of the opposition benches. some people will think we can make a decision now. equally there are those who think we should rule out military conflict. i think we have to assess the evidence over the coming period. i think that's the right thing to do. >> well, we've been listening for the last hour. the major issues so far having the report coming from the u.n. inspectors, number two. we'll continue to watch it for you. the vice president announcing today the obama administration will implement two new gun control measures ig sark one policy will abandon almost all reimports. the administration is also proposing to close a little known loopholes that
as they have for 300 years, simply, humbly, almost no modern technology. a hit reality show is painting this peaceful christian community as brimming with intrigue and controversy. >> the mafia operates outside of amish law. >> reporter: the amish mafia in its second season airing on the discovery channel follows this man, lebanon levi and assistants who look over the amish community in lancaster county and does the dirty work the church can't. >> levi is a great guy. if you cross him he is not afraid to crack skulls. >> reporter: they take the matters of their own community in their own hands and keep an eye on the teenagers who take time off to experience the outside world before committing their lives to the sect. >> i make sure the peace is being kept and everybody is obeying the rules. [ bleep ]. >> reporter: as a whole, the amish deny the existence of the amish mafia. much of the show's content has been criticized by amish scholars and questions raised if even some of the cast members are actors. the series producers say the cast members aren't actors and haven't been baptized in
is an exclusive interview with ceo of samsung. why they're betting big on wearable technology. and tune in at 10:40, we'll learn how the french government plans to plug a euro deficit. at 11:05 cet we'll set aside some brazil and be joined by a guest who says the country's central bank could hike rates as they struggle with a weakening currency and imported inflation. jpmorgan's list of legal challenges gets longer. we'll get the details from new york at 11:45. all that and plenty more over the next couple of hours. any thoughts or comments, e-mail us, first, speculation is growing that the u.s. and allies will launch a missile strike against syria within days after widespread condemnation from global leaders about the alleged use of chemical weapons by the assad regime. speaking last night, u.s. vice president joe biden said there was no doubt chemical weapons were used and those responsible should be held accountable. the british prime minister david cameron's office backed the white house earlier today saying both governments had clear evidence the regime carried out the a
. >> there is exciting new technology transforming the way doctors treat medical students. google glass is a wearable web camera embedded in glasseses. it records techniques and can stream them in real time. medical students can ask questions that wouldn't be possible in person. >> you have 50 100 students in one o.r. this is a way to have them be connected, involved interact and not have to physically be there. there are a lot of advantages. >> how big of a difference can this make for a medical student? >> i love this. i remember trying to peer over everyone else to look into the abdomen for an operation. now you can look at a screen. when you're in training there is always somebody around to ask a question. one of my scariest moments was in private practice when i closed the door and it was just me and the patient. the thought that you could be plugged into the village, ask questions, get advice that's powerful. >> in medical school everybody would compete to scrub into the best cases. if there was going to be a case everyone wanted to do it. now 50 people can watch. >> fa
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